VANGUARD™ 5,5-6,5 Gross HP

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VANGUARD™ 5,5-6,5 Gross HP

The premium VANGUARD™ horizontal engine range has been designed and application engineered to deliver the most durable performance. The premium engine range offers a full 3-Year limited global warranty for commercial use which demonstrates our commitment to deliver the best performing products. For terms and conditions please visit
  • Lo-Tone™ Muffler

    Delivers low noise and good tonal quality

  • Cartridge Air Cleaner with foam pre-cleaner (dual element)

    Provides improved protection against airborne debris entering the engine

  • Cast Iron Sleeve

    Adds integrity and durability that withstand wear and abuse while providing improved oil control.

  • OHV Technology

    Optimized performance that delivers longer engine life and improved fuel economy

  • Dual Ball Bearings

    Provides added durability and extends engine life

  • Reduced Evaporative Fuel Tank Cap

    Reduces evaporative emissions from the fuel tank

  • Magnetron® Electronic Ignition System

    Ensures maintenance free easy starting

  • Mechanical Governor

    Controls the engine speed to deliver more usable power under heavy usage

  • Optional Electric Start

    Provides simple key starting

  • Optional Super Lo-Tone™ Muffler

    Significantly reduces noise and delivers exceptional tonal quality

  • Stronger Forged Crankshaft and Cast Iron Camshaft

    Provides added durability

  • TransportGuard™

    By simply operating one switch the engine ignition and fuel supply are shut off ensuring equipment is ready for transport.

  • Float Feed Carburetor

    Optimized fuel delivery for improved startability and superior performance

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Engine Technology Single cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled, OHV (Overhead Valve)
Model Number 13L1
Gross Power HP (kW) @ 3’600 rpm 5,5** [4,1]
Displacement (cc) 205
Cylinder Cast Iron Sleeve
Bore (mm) 68,3
Stroke (mm) 55,9
Fuel Tank Capacity (l) 3,3
Oil Capacity (l) 0,6
Dry Weight (kg) 18,7
Dimensions Length (mm) 275
Dimensions Width (mm) 391
Dimensions Height (mm) 363
* Power levels are stated gross torque per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton. 

** Power levels are stated gross power (horsepower) per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.


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